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Volkswagen Apprentice Parts Consultant - PE1 5YS

Volkswagen Apprentice Parts Consultant - PE1 5YS

  • Location : Cambridgeshire
  • Wage £132 (per week)
  • Apprenticeship level : Advanced
  • Start date : ASAP
  • Closing date : ASAP
  • Working Week: Mon-Fri
  • Hours Per Week:

Role Details


This is a 3 year advanced apprenticeship programme on which you will gain all the qualifications to become a fully qualified service technician. Main duties for the Service Technician role include:

Maintenance and servicing of vehicles:

  • Scheduled servicing, including timing belt renewal. Etc.
  • Replacement of brake pads, disks, etc.
  • Oil and fluid changes.
  • Alignment checks and adjustment of steering systems
  • Renewal and repair of tyres
  • Diagnosis of system faults, and reporting of such faults with complete descriptions and suggestions for repair
  • Repairs to major units:
  • Engine component e.g. cylinder head, repairs
  • Engine overhauls
  • Gearbox repair and renewal
  • Clutch renewal
  • Completion of job cards, giving clear and understandable reports of the work carried out
  • Working to manufacturers methods/standards and to their suggested repair times
  • Maintaining workshop standards, especially in regards to Health and Safety standards and regulations.
  • Working as part of the service department team, following instructions from workshop controller and service manager.

Each manufacturer holds a graduation celebration each year for the apprentices that have successfully completed their programme. The celebrations vary but each is an acknowledgement of the success that has been achieved by the apprentices.

Hours of work;

16-18 maximum of a 40 hour week

19+ up to 48 hours a week

(hours of work do vary, it will usually be Monday-Friday with the odd Saturday)

Apprentice Minimum Wage

Minimum wage for an apprentice of any age for their first year can be paid at £3.30 per hour.

In your second year and third year if you are aged 19-20 you will be paid the national minimum wage which is £5.13 per hour.

If aged over 21 in your second and third year minimum wage is £6.50 per hour.

Future Prospects

On completion of the programme you will receive the following qualifications:
• VCQ Level 2 progressing to VCQ Level 3, in Vehicle Parts Operations
• Level 2 Key and Core Skills Certificates
• IMI Level 2 Technical Certificate and IMI Level 3 Diploma
• Advanced Apprenticeship Completion Certificate

Address :

Eastern industrial estate, Storey's Bar Rd, Peterborough PE1 5YS

Skills Required :

Exceptional communication skills are essential; you must be IT literate and able to work competently as part of a team.

Qualification(s) Required :

A minimum of three GCSE’s grades A-C in English, Maths and Science or the equivalent.


Learning Provider : Babcock Training

Occupation Type :

Job Role : Apprentice Parts Consultant

Expected Duration: 2 - 3 Years

Training Provided

Company Description

Company : Robinsons Volkswagen Peterborough
Company Website :

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